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Bed, Bath & Beyond, Marathon Oil in Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

June 23, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 74 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about 2 ...
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Home Depot, Goldman Sachs Sink DJIA Friday

June 23, 2017: Markets opened slightly lower Friday and all three major indexes traded in the green for most of the day before the DJIA dipped into the red late ...
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Are You Being Cheated When You Buy Lumber at Home Depot?

Home improvement stores Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) and Menard's are the targets of class action suits filed last week in federal court charging the companies with selling lumber that ...
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America May Be Aging, but Millennials Are Taking Over

The median age in the United States has risen from 35.3 years old in 2000 to 37.9 years old in 2016, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Census ...
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3.6 Billion Mobile Ad Clicks Are Fraudulent

For internet users, one of the big threats is that they will click on a link or open an email that infects their computer or mobile device with the aim ...
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JC Penney, Fitbit to Get Dumped From Russell 1000 Index

After markets close Friday, the FTSE Russell indexes will be reconstituted and some significant changes appear to be in store. J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP), for example, is virtually ...
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US Travel Group Urges US Airlines to Quit ‘Griping’ About Foreign Competition

The U.S. Travel Association (USTA) is a professional, nonprofit organization that represents the many businesses comprising the $3.3 trillion U.S. travel industry. The group has long opposed the so-called Big ...
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Hain Celestial, DryShips Drop into Thursday’s 52-Week Low Club

June 22, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 106 equities making new 52-week lows in Thursday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by nearly 3 ...
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Goldman Sachs, Wal-Mart Weigh on DJIA Thursday

June 22, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher again Thursday, with all three major indexes turning positive after a short visit into the red and then remaining positive for the rest ...
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The Defense Industry Also Showed Up at the Paris Air Show

While the biennial Paris Air Show was dominated this year by news of commercial airplane sales by Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and Airbus, most of the major U.S. defense contractors ...
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Natural Gas Price Slips as Storage Increase Tops Forecast

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported Thursday morning that U.S. natural gas stocks increased by 61 billion cubic feet for the week ending June 16. Analysts were expecting a ...
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If Qatar Airways Buys Into American, Who’s Next?

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) announced Thursday morning in a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that Qatar Airways has notified the U.S. carrier of the Qatari ...
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Could Oil Fall to $40 a Barrel — or Even Less?

Even though U.S. crude oil inventories have been declining in recent weeks, the drop has not been sufficient to boost the price of crude back to around $50 a barrel. ...
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2017 Data Breaches Nearly 30% Higher Than 2016’s Record Pace

The latest count from the Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC) indicates that there have been 758 data breaches recorded this year through June 20 and that more nearly 12 million ...
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Boeing Claims $75 Billion in Sales at Paris Air Show

During its closing press conference at the Paris Air Show Thursday morning, Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) reported new orders and commitments for 571 commercial airplanes with a total value (minus ...
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